A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Azores Islands region (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 12:26:52 / September 28, 2020 @ 12:26 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000c24x. Event ids that are associated: us6000c24x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:26:52 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -29.177 West, latitude 41.8508 North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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